Current research focuses on the synthesis and characterization of molecules containing multiple metal centers with defined distances, relation to, and interactions of one another. This research area has gained considerable attention in recent years not only due to its fundamental interest to physicists and chemists to understand the interactions itself, but also the multitude of applications in material science and catalysis. The researchers of the SFB 3MET team at the KIT and Kaiserslautern are working together to study the magnetic, catalytic, and optical properties of these metal complexes. Both universities are working hand in hand to understand the underlying chemical and physical processes to then translate this understanding into practical applications.